• Spring 2021

    European Parliament to endorse EMFAF final agreement.

  • Spring 2021

    The Convention on Biological Diversity will host the 2021 UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China.

  • 4 July 2021

    Deadline for Member States to transpose into national legislation the Single Use Plastic Directive.

  • 26-30 July 2021

    Assembly of the International Seabed Authority

  • 3-11 September 2021

    IUCN World Conservation Congress

  • October 2021

    The European Fisheries Council will set fishing quotas for the Baltic for 2022.

  • 1-5 November 2021

    International Maritime Organisation: discussion on ship climate action and the Arctic.

  • Autumn 2021

    EU-UK and EU-UK-NO negotiations of shared fishing quotas for 2022.

  • 2021

    The European Commission unveils the Action Plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems under the Biodiversity Strategy.

  • Second half 2021

    Microplastics – European Parliament and Council debate on ECHA’s restriction.